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Hiv In The Brain

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HIV and the brain...VIVID DREAMS cause by HIV iteslf or by meds?

Dear Dr.Henry;I've recently acquired HIV after engaging in a hand-job & boob-job with a commercial sex worker where no anal/vaginal penetration took place! Talk about sabotage!My question is as follows; Do any of the current HIV medications reduce...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most HIV drug combination do reduce HIV levels in different reservoirs to varying degree. Thinning of heal pad has not been generally Read more »

HIV in brain & Nerv system

When hiv has awakened in the brain & central nerv system does that mean Hiv has progressed into... Read more »

HIV and brain

if the hiv virus has affected the brain and one is feeling confused and paranoid, is there a cure... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and the Brain

...Changing Epidemiology Opportunistic Illnesses in the Brain Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Neurocognitive Risk Factors HIV in the Brain Diagnostic Challenges Role of ART Drug Penetration Conclusion Selected Sources ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Research Surrounding Long-Term Effects of HIV on Brain Tissue

...California-Los Angeles , and colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh used a 3D magnetic resonance imaging technique on the brains of 26 people diagnosed with AIDS and 14 HIV-negative people. The researchers found that the brain tissue of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Meth Use, HIV Infection Linked to Changes in Brain Structure That Can Impair Cognitive Functions, Study Says

... Methamphetamine use and HIV infection might significantly alter the size of a person's brain structure, leading to cognitive function impairments such as difficulties learning or processing information, according to a study published Read more »
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HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...you have no virus in your body. Relentlessly, year on year, the virus does its dirty work on the brain and nervous systems. HIV in the brain causes depression, for instance. Have you not noticed how many people on this site have problems with... Read more »

Teacher faked brain tumor! What if it were HIV?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...did you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking. that is such a shameful thing to do. i Read more »

HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc
...about my talking about a marathon in Africa. Well, you probably figured it out by now. On my second anniversary of having my brain tumor removed, Jodi and I were flying to Mbita, Kenya to participate in the first World AIDS Marathon. It was kind... Read more »

HIV May Damage Brain Tissue

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...California-Los Angeles, and colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh used a 3D magnetic resonance imaging technique on the brains of 26 people diagnosed with AIDS and 14 HIV-negative people. The researchers found that the brain tissue of AIDS... Read more »